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FSA: DOROTHEA LANGE – February, 1939

Colored family from near Houston, Texas. Been in California for two years. Husband came first, later sent for wife and two children, who traveled by bus (on licensed car, fare six dollars, traveling night and day). Husband now on Works Progress Administration (WPA).

February, 1939

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DOCUMERICA: Bruce Bisping – New Ulm, Minnesota (1974)

Buffalo Head Mounted Above Shelving in a Butcher Shop in New Ulm, Minnesota. The Town Is a County Seat Trading Center of 13,000 in a Farming Area of South Central Minnesota. It Was Founded in 1854 by a German Immigrant Land Company the Encouraged Its Kinsmen to Emigrate From Europe. Population Stabilized at 8 to 9,000 During the First Half of the Century, Then Grew Slowly as Manufacturing Firms Arrived. The Town’s Business District Was Revitalized During the Late 1960’s.

New Ulm, Minnesota, October, 1974.

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DOCUMERICA: Bruce Bisping – New Ulm, Minnesota (1974)

Wallace “Whitey” Wolf, a Mechanic for the City Sweeps Out the Repair Garage. He Also Is an Officer in the Volunteer Fire Department. Mr. Wolf Is a Native of the Town Whose Mother and Grandmother Still Are Residents There. New Ulm Is a County Seat Trading Center of 13,000 in a Farming Area of South Central Minnesota. It Was Founded in 1854 by a German Immigrant Land Company That Encouraged Its Kinsmen to Emigrate From Europe.

New Ulm, Minnesota, October, 1974.

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DOCUMERICA: David Hiser – Rifle, Colorado (1973)

Deer Hunters’ Kill Is Counted and Examined at Check Station North of Rifle by Employees of the Colorado Department of Fish and Game. the Information Is Used to Determine the Time and Duration of Next Year’s Season and What Type of Deer May Be Hunted.

Rifle, Colorado, October, 1973.

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DOCUMERICA: David Hiser – Monument Valley, Utah (1972)

Aerial View Upstream of Boom Site in Monument Valley, Utah Where Oil Spill Into the San Juan River Was Contained before Flooding Caused Overflow of Oil and Debris Into Lake Powell. To the Right of the River Lies the Northern Part of the Navy’s Reservation; to the Left Are BLM Lands. The Light Strip Along the Shore Indicates the High Water Level of Lake Powell.

Monument Valley, Utah, October, 1972